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United Arab Emirates

UAE Public Holidays 2020

This page contains a national calendar of all 2020 public holidays. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.

Date Day Holiday
1 Jan Wed New Year's Day
22 Mar Sun Isra'a Wal Mi'raj
24 Apr Fri Beginning of Ramadan
24 May Sun Eid al-Fitr
25 May Mon Eid al-Fitr Holiday
26 May Tue Eid al-Fitr Holiday
30 Jul Thu Arafat Day
31 Jul Fri Eid al-Adha
1 Aug Sat Eid al-Adha Holiday
2 Aug Sun Eid al-Adha Holiday
20 Aug Thu Islamic New Year
29 Oct Thu Prophet Muhammad's Birthday
30 Nov Mon Martyrs' Day
2 Dec Wed National Day
3 Dec Thu National Day Holiday *

Note:
— National Day holiday is observed by federal government employees only.